Head of a Bodhisattva

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Head of a Bodhisattva

 

 

Name:
Unknown (Artist)
Title:
Head of a Bodhisattva
Abstract:
Research published online in 2016, the "Tianlongshan Cave Project" at the University of Chicago, suggests this head comes from a Bodhisattva on the west wall of cave 1 at Tianlongshan.
Format:
objects; sculpture (visual works)
Genre:
Figures (representations); Religious art
Place of Origin:
Tianlongshan Cave 1, Shanxi province, China
Date:
550-577
Physical Description:
1 head ; 13 3/8 x 7 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. (34 x 18.6 x 19.6 cm)
Note (Period):
Northern Qi dynasty
Note (Medium/support):
Sandstone
Note (Ownership):
Sackler Collections
Library Location:
Art Properties, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
12005045
Digital Project:
Art Properties -- Columbia’s Art Collection Online
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-2na0-v590